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Will You Be Able to Comply with CPAP?

CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is used as a first-line treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. It has been proven to be effective at reducing symptoms and risks associated with the condition. It has only one problem: it fails about half of the people that are prescribed it, according to numerous studies. The failure is [...]

By |September 21st, 2022|CPAP|

Should I Use CPAP When I’m Sick?

With colds and the flu floating around, the side effects of each illness can prevent you from getting a {{{{link id='50309' text='good night of sleep'}}}}. Especially if you’re wearing a CPAP mask. Although CPAP does a great job of managing sleep apnea, it’s not the best treatment to use while you’re sick. If you’re [...]

Can CPAP Be Used as a Respirator?

With a shortage of respirators across the nation as people battle COVID-19, medical experts are searching for alternative solutions to help patients get the oxygen they need to win their battle. One emergency alternative idea to respirators was using CPAP machines to help patients with less severe breathing issues. Is this an effective way [...]

What to Do When CPAP Causes Gassiness

Many people experience the unfortunate side effect of gassiness related to CPAP. This can feel embarrassing and even impact your daily life. This tends to happen when air that normally goes to your lungs goes to your stomach instead. Air swallowing with CPAP is common and nothing that you can’t fix. This is often [...]

By |January 13th, 2020|CPAP|